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Austin’s Art Meltdown – Charlie Sheen Edition

Lately, there have been two sorts of meltdowns making the news on a daily basis. The tsunami stricken Fukushima nuclear plant provided a sad, gripping serial for the rest of the world to helplessly witness. On American shores, the citizenry got wrapped up in an altogether different meltdown: Charlie Sheen’s dip into a facade of all too publicized insanity. I never took a minute to familiarize myself with the endless quotes and posted links and clips all over the internet until now, when recent events in Austin’s art scene compelled me to write this long postponed article. If you haven’t been paying attention, here’s a timeline of the implosion on the scale of Sheen’s debacle happening in your backyard.
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Austin Critics’ Table Awards

The phone call arrived just before noon and just before my plans for getting the day got the call for action.

Rachel Koper was contacting the four folks who put together¬†Radical Nautical¬†– Ian Shults, Kevin Peakes, Kevin Tijernia and myself – and asking that we attend the Austin Critics’ Table Awards that night.

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